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TV producers to visit, discuss issues

'60 Minutes' producer to show segment on Iraq war

Please note that this event has been cancelled. A producer of CBS's 60 Minutes will visit Dartmouth to screen a new segment of the show dealing with the war in Iraq. Executive Producer David Gelber produces Ed Bradley's segments of 60 Minutes. A post-screening discussion will be led by Pamela Crossley, the Robert 1932 and Barbara Black Professor of History, and George Demko, Professor of Geography, Emeritus. The event will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 13, at 7 p.m. in Brace Commons in the E. Wheelock residence-hall cluster. The screening is free and open to the public, and is sponsored by the Department of Film and Television Studies and the Robert 1932 and Barbara Black Professorship. The 60 Minutes segment is scheduled to air on CBS on Wednesday, Sept. 29. For more information about Gelber's visit, call David Ehrlich after Oct. 1 at 646-3148.

Panel with 'Sopranos' producers on ethics and popular culture

Robin Green and Mitchell Burgess, Executive Producers and writers of the HBO series The Sopranos, will visit Dartmouth for a panel discussion titled "Ethics and Popular Culture," the kickoff event of the 2004-05 Ethics Across the Curriculum program. Other panelists include Arthur Gilbert, Associate Professor at the Graduate School of International Studies at the University of Denver, and Ronald M. Green, Eunice and Julian Cohen Professor for the Study of Ethics and Human Values at Dartmouth and Director of the Ethics Institute. Both professors have used episodes of The Sopranos in their teaching. Intended primarily for faculty members but open to all, the panel will explore how materials from popular culture, film and fiction can be brought into the classroom. The panel takes place Friday, Oct. 8, at 3:30 p.m. in Filene Auditorium of Moore Hall. A reception will follow. For more information, call 646-1263.

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Last Updated: 12/17/08